Content for Thursday, September 7, 1989

News & Stories

When early filmmakers zoomed in on San Diego

When silents were golden

Disappointingly, the movie shows no scenes of recognizable Lakeside streets or structures that I can compare with the town as I’ve known it during my lifetime. But it does show something more evocative: vistas of wild grass and brush…

John Pugh busts out of El Cajon jail

Great escapes

Unless he absolutely cannot avoid them, John Pugh does not do windows. “Windows — they just ain’t cool,” he says. “You’re climbing through a window — I mean, how does that look? I don’t like ...

The meaning of Iwo Jima

I explore the WWII battlefield insatiably

Harnessed to the inside wall of the cargo plane by nylon webbing. I note the absence of an M-16 between my knees. If not for that. I'd think we were circling Da Nang. Loosening my ...